Scroll to top Scroll to bottom


Concordia Theological Seminary – Fort Wayne, IN


Concordia Theological Seminary – Fort Wayne, IN

Prayerfully Consider Visit Summer 2024



Looking for a current event? Visit our main event page at

Event Date

July 11, 2024 - July 13, 2024

Event Cost

Hotel & Lodging Information

This free event allows men and women, and their families, to explore the pastoral and diaconal formation happening at Concordia Theological Seminary and provides time for contemplation of the vocations of pastor and deaconess.

Reserve your place by filling out our online registration form. Click the button below to get started.

Register Today!

Event Information

Questions about this event?

If you have questions about this event we would be glad to answer them. Please send all questions and inquiries to the contact below.

Deac. Rose Adle

• Assistant Director of Deaconess Formation
Phone: (314) 591-7313
Email Rose Adle

Deac. Katherine Aiello

Admission Counselor
PCV Coordinator

Phone: (260) 452-2213
Email Katherine Aiello

Rev. Dr. Carl Beckwith

• Professor of Historical Theology
Phone: (260) 452-2243
Email Carl Beckwith

Rev. Dr. Robert H. Bennett

MDiv, STM, PhD

Rev. Dr. Geoffrey Boyle

• Assistant Professor of Pastoral Ministry and Missions
• Director of Field Education

Phone: (260) 452-2254
Email Geoffrey Boyle

Deac. Carolyn Brinkley

Director of Military Project
Phone: (260) 452-2140
Email Carolyn Brinkley

Dr. Kristine Bruss

Chief Communications Officer
Phone: (260) 452-3153
Email Kristine Bruss

Rev. Dr. Jon Bruss

• Associate Professor of Systematic Theology
Phone: (260) 452-3205
Email Jon Bruss

Rev. Daniel Burfiend

Advancement Officer
Phone: (260) 452-2275
Email Daniel Burfiend

Rev. Dr. James Bushur

• The Carl and Erna Weinrich Professor of New Testament and Early Church Studies
• Director of Deaconess Formation Programs

Phone: (260) 452-3214
Email James Bushur

Rev. Mark Delassus

• Vice President of Advancement
Phone: (260) 452-2268
Email Mark Delassus

Rev. Thomas Dunseth

• Adjunct Instructor of Deaf Ministry
Phone: (260) 422-2283
Email Thomas Dunseth

Rev. Dr. Carl Fickenscher II

• Professor of Pastoral Ministry and Missions
Phone: (260) 452-2131
Email Carl Fickenscher II

Rev. Dr. Daniel Gard

MDiv, MA, PhD
Phone: (260) 452-2173
Email Daniel Gard

CTSFW Contact

Phone: (260) 452-2100
Email CTSFW Contact

Frequently Asked Questions

We would love to have you be our guest! Whether you have only started to think about becoming a pastor or deaconess or you are already accepted, you are invited to visit us for Prayerfully Consider. Visiting campus adds a richer, fuller dimension to your thoughts as you experience the Seminary for yourself. We’d love to meet you!

Where will I stay?
At the Prayerfully Consider Visit (PCV), you will stay in the dorms on campus. Each room has two closets, two chairs, and two beds. Bedding and towels are provided, as well as restrooms and showers. You will want to bring your own toiletries.

What should I wear?
You are invited to dress casually during the event.

Where will I eat?
PCV guests dine together in Katherine Luther Dining Hall. All meals are provided free of charge.

May I bring my spouse?
As your husband or wife will be a vital help to you as you move through the decision process, you are invited to bring him/her to PCV at no cost.

What will it cost?
PCV is a free event. There are no costs involved while here on the CTSFW campus.

Who should I contact if I have questions about signing up for PCV?
Contact the Admission Office by phone at (800) 481-2155 or email

Address: Concordia Theological Seminary 6600 N. Clinton St Fort Wayne, Indiana 46825